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Ruben Guthrie (2015)

Ruben Guthrie is the story of one man not only battling the bottle, but the city that won't let him put it down.

Director:

Brendan Cowell

Writers:

Brendan Cowell (play), Brendan Cowell (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Brammall ... Ruben Guthrie
Alex Dimitriades ... Damian
Abbey Lee ... Zoya Houbec
Harriet Dyer ... Virginia
Yvonne Cowell Yvonne Cowell ... Vonny
Jeremy Sims Jeremy Sims ... Ray
Aaron Bertram Aaron Bertram ... Ken
Michael Lahoud Michael Lahoud ... Jeremy
Brenton Thwaites ... Chet
Robyn Nevin ... Susan Guthrie
Jack Thompson ... Peter Guthrie
Kasia Stelmach ... Peacock Girl
Catherine Kennar Catherine Kennar ... Biker Woman
Blazey Best Blazey Best ... Janelle
Elly Oh Elly Oh ... Sun Ye
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Storyline

Life is good for ad man Ruben Guthrie - he leads a party boy lifestyle, has a model fiancée and lives in a house on the water. He's at the top of his game, until some drunken skylarking lands Ruben at the bottom of his infinity pool, lucky to be alive. His mum hits the panic button, and then his fiancée leaves him, but not before issuing him one final challenge: If Ruben can do one year without a drink, she'll give him another chance... RUBEN GUTHRIE is the story of one man not only battling the bottle, but the city that won't let him put it down. Written by Madman Entertainment

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A thirsty comedy about a man on the rocks .

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 July 2015 (Australia) See more »

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Quattro Risk Services See more »
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Color
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Trivia

Ray often refers to Ruben using names of high achievers - Kubrick for Stanley Kubrick the film director, Hendrix for Jimi Hendrix the musician, Tyson for Mike Tyson the boxer, Mozart for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart the composer and Bradman for Don Bradman the cricketer. See more »

Connections

References He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't You Want Me
Written by Derek Jenkins, Dwayne Richardson,Cheri Williams, Cassie Watts and Francis Wright
Performed by Felix
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Pleasant Surprise
19 November 2015 | by pavilion-72801See all my reviews

Wasn't expecting it but this was a very good movie. Engaging throughout. Patrick Brammall can act. Loved Abbey Lee's 'second scene.' Will leave it at that.

Oh, evidently, need 10 lines to post. But I don't feel like writing 10 lines. Don't read on.

Life is good for ad man Ruben Guthrie - he leads a party boy lifestyle, has a model fiancée and lives in a house on the water. He's at the top of his game, until some drunken skylarking lands Ruben at the bottom of his infinity pool, lucky to be alive. His mum hits the panic button, and then his fiancée leaves him, but not before issuing him one final challenge: If Ruben can do one year without a drink, she'll give him another chance... RUBEN GUTHRIE is the story of one man not only battling the bottle, but the city that won't let him put it down.


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